Donald H. Gibson, 80, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in his home.
He was born on June 15, 1936 in Lyons, Indiana to Van and Katherine (Smith) Gibson. He married Patty Moran on June 27, 1987 and she survives.
Upon graduation from high school Don attended electricians trade school. He served in the United States Navy in Korea. Don was president of the United Mine Workers for 19 years and worked as an electrician for General Motors in Kokomo for 19 years. He was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking.
Visitation and Services
Private Family Life Celebration will be held at a later date. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center in Frankfort is honored to assist with services.
Surviving along with his wife, Patty are his Daughter: Nedra (Randy) Minardo of Sheridan, IN; Sons: Donny (Cathy) Gibson of Fountaintown, IN, Jim (Cathy) Gibson of Greenwood, IN, Doug Gibson of Sheridan, IN, & Matt (Katelyn) Gibson of Noblesville, IN; 15 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife: Iris Jean Gibson and a daughter: Cathy Lynn Decker.